From watching a large amount of theatre,when a production excites, it is important to spread the word, thus giving the creatives maximum exposure. There is a vast number of theatre and production companies, that are creating outstanding productions every single day. This list will include companies that have recently being making waves with innovative productions of classics, as well as contemporary plays.
Artistic Director and Founder Cecilia Dorland created with Scena Mundi, a theatrical powerhouse, that contains actors that are leaders of their field. Their vision includes this clear and powerful statement:
We believe the great dramatic tradition at the heart of European artistic and intellectual history needs to be celebrated, perpetuated, shared and further developed if it is not to be lost…
Scena Mundi the resident theatre company of St Bartholomew the great , West Smithfield, have recently performed two alternating plays Marlowe’s Edward II and Shakespeare’s Richard II to overwhelming critical acclaim.
Lawson Joel Productions
Jason Lawson and Oliver Joel have launched a new production company “to produce exciting, engaging theatre.” Fresh from their skilfull revival of Simon Block’s play Not A Game For Boys at King’s Head Theatre, Islington, (which also started Oliver Joel in an impressive performance), this is a production company who hold a great deal of promise for the future.
Mixing music and drama to create productions of the highest calibre, Bristol founded Fellswoop Theatre finished a national tour of comedy drama Ablutions in April, after a successful run at Soho Theatre. Bertrand Lesca and Fiona Mikel are Co-Artistic Directors of the company, and have Ghost Opera a new production coming to The Lowry Theatre in October, which is an exciting progression from their other works in terms of musicality.
Proud Haddock Productions
The plays of Noël Coward contain timeless humour and are a brilliant way for Proud Haddock Productions to showcase their comic pedigree later this August at Old Red Lion Theatre. With a philosophy to bring great english playwrights work to the stage, A Naughty Night With Noël Coward is definitely doing just that, containing two one act plays that Coward wrote about the often farcical nature of marital life.
Bringing the flaptastic Thoroughly Modern Millie to The Landor Theatre later this summer, this company want to give audiences great entertainment they deserve. This musical is a show suitable for all ages, and this inspired choice shows just how SDWC are innovators in theatre as well as being in tune with the public consciousness.